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June High Five Award Winners

The effort, dedication, and insights of these staff are appreciated and invaluable to the success of our organization.

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  • June High 5 Award Winners

  • Public Notice: 2023 Homeschool Testing Dates

  • 2022 Computer Science Grant

How we help educators, students & families

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    Accelerate children’s learning and development.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs.

  • 2

    Inspire educators to sustain superior learning outcomes.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

  • 3

    Innovate with schools to maximize system effectiveness.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide economies of scale, and program and infrastructure supports.

  • 4

    Partner with community organizations.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide expertise to healthcare and non-profit groups so that children who are experiencing delays can be evaluated by therapists and other specialists.

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Did you know? AEAs help build collaborative, supportive, and instructive communities for educators in districts across the state. youtu.be/m0xHqqmjOoc #ialegis #iowaaea #iaedchat ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know? AEAs help build collaborative, supportive, and instructive communities for educators in districts across the state. https://youtu.be/m0xHqqmjOoc #ialegis #iowaaea #iaedchat

Did you know? AEA staff work collaboratively with parents to support the needs of students with autism spectrum disorders who are eligible for special education services. #iaedchat #ialegis youtu.be/3w5ge24tv4k ... See MoreSee Less

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Throwback Thursday: Oh Sweetie, that's not a touch screen...yet! ... See MoreSee Less

Throwback Thursday: Oh Sweetie, thats not a touch screen...yet!

Did you know? AEAs work alongside urban and rural administrators and educators to support Iowa students. youtu.be/cnhRskOqtGw #iaedchat #ialegis ... See MoreSee Less

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📣 NEW Digital Resource for the 2022-23 school year: GALE IN CONTEXT: HIGH SCHOOL 💻 ow.ly/kCGM50ISLVk #iaedchat #iowaaea #ialegis #galeincontext ... See MoreSee Less

📣 NEW Digital Resource for the 2022-23 school year: GALE IN CONTEXT: HIGH SCHOOL 💻 http://ow.ly/kCGM50ISLVk #iaedchat #iowaaea #ialegis #galeincontext

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Our Media Center has changed a bit!

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Registration ends Saturday! The instructor will share and discuss factors that affect classroom control and strategies that shape classroom management. These strategies will be practiced and personalized to fit each educator. bit.ly/3yYHjnZ ... See MoreSee Less

Registration ends Saturday! The instructor will share and discuss factors that affect classroom control and strategies that shape classroom management. These strategies will be practiced and personalized to fit each educator.  https://bit.ly/3yYHjnZ

In this training, you will have the opportunity to become an RCYT. Learn how to effectively teach toddlers, kids, and teens yoga and about the emotional development of each age and how yoga can benefit. bit.ly/3yEAzuk ... See MoreSee Less

In this training, you will have the opportunity to become an RCYT. Learn how to effectively teach toddlers, kids, and teens yoga and about the emotional development of each age and how yoga can benefit. https://bit.ly/3yEAzuk

What we’re proud of

21 & 15

Public school districts and accredited nonpublic schools.

294

Staff dedicated to making a difference every day.

6529

Students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) both weighted and non-weighted.

1396

Children age birth to 3 screened in 2019-2020.

“AEA services are huge for our family. We’d be confused, in a world of hurt without them. We wouldn’t have the knowledge or the skills to know the things we can do to easily incorporate into our day-to-day life. We get a lot more out of the sessions when we are at home in an environment that is comfortable for our family and our daughter. We’re so happy the AEA exists!”